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Lingy Au

Senior Adviser (Entrepreneurship)

Lingy has joined the Foundation to manage the entrepreneurship programme. He brings a wealth of knowledge from the startup and innovation scene having spent several years working with startup companies in New Zealand and internationally.

Lingy's previous roles include working both in and around high-growth tech startups, running entrepreneurship exchange programmes globally and designing accelerator/ incubation programmes.

His passions extend to building cultural bridges globally from New Zealand, connecting like-minded entrepreneurs to spark innovative ways of thinking, and identifying new ways using tech to solve global issues.

Lingy has also lived and worked in Japan and Germany, and enjoys traveling to different countries around the world. He is of Vietnamese and Chinese decent and was born in the Hutt.